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Resilience: Older People & Social Care

Resilience II

Monday, 29 October 2018

This event is the second half of the 10th Annual Joint Conference (CPD certified) from Age UK London and Making Research Count & the Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King’s College London, supported by the British Society of Gerontology

Resilience I (details below) was affected by the poor weather in March, with a number of people, including three speakers, being unable to reach the venue.

Large Meeting Room, Ground Floor, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA (near Euston Station)


1.15 Registration, tea & coffee

1.30 Chair’s welcome Paul Goulden, CEO, Age UK London

1.40 Using the Sit & See Tool to capture and celebrate Care and Compassion in services for Older People Lynne Phair, Independent Consultant Nurse and Expert Witness

2.10 Hearing Matters: Support with Hearing Loss Daniel Webster, Regional Information Coordinator, Action on Hearing Loss

2.40 ‘Transitions in Later Life: Restor(y)ing Retirement’: Helping people in mid to later life feel better supported to manage changes as they age Dave Martin, Associate, The Centre for Policy on Ageing

3.10 Speakers panel: questions & discussion

3.40 Close

Resilience I

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 10.30am - 3pm

The Tenth Annual Joint Conference from Age UK London and Social Care Workforce Research Unit & Making Research Count at King’s College London (CPD certified)

The conference is sponsored by the British Society of Gerontology

Chair’s welcome Professor Jill Manthorpe, Director, Social Care Workforce Research Unit, KCL.

Supporting the mental well-being of older people: What do we know about what works, and what do older people want? [please note these slides include findings that are preliminary] Dr Kate Walters, Director, Centre for Ageing & Population Studies, UCL.    

Anyone who doesn't go there is missing out!’ How do day centres enrich the lives of older people? Katharine Orellana, Dunhill Research Training Fellow, SCWRU, KCL.

On Twitter

This is our tenth Annual Joint Conference.

Suggested hashtag: #olderpeople10

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